what exactly does the performance switch do to make the car perform better on the auto transmission

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Asked by May 26, 2008 at 07:12 AM about the 1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2 Dr SL Hatchback

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Most automatic transmissions shift at 2000 rpm under normal driving conditions. Performance mode changes the shift points, so in performance mode under normal driving conditions it may shift at 3000-3500 rpm instead of 2000 rpm. Then when you are really standing on it it would shift at or beyond red line instead of almost red line.

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all it does is change the rpm range before the car shifts into the next gear and down shifts sooner thats it no horse power

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